2015 Publication List

Flores S, Herring AA. Ultrasound-guided Greater Auricular Nerve Block for Emergency Department Ear Laceration and Ear Abscess Drainage. J Emerg Med. 2015 Nov 14. [Epub ahead of print] pii: S0736-4679(15)01051-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2015.10.003. PMID: 26589558

Flores S, Rider AC, Alter HJ. Mesoamerican nephropathy: a novel case of kidney failure in a US ED. Am J Emerg Med. 2015 Nov 26. pii: S0735-6757(15)01026-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2015.11.048. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26742459

Fahimi J, Larimer E, Hamud-Ahmed W, Anderson E, Schnorr CD, Yen I, Alter HJ. Long-term mortality of patients surviving firearm violence. Inj Prev. 2015 Oct 27. pii: injuryprev-2015-041710. doi: 10.1136/injuryprev-2015-041710. PMID: 26506959


White DAE, Anderson ES, Pfeil SK, Trivedi TK, Alter HJ. Results of a Rapid Hepatitis C Virus Screening and Diagnostic Testing Program in an Urban Emergency Department. Ann Emerg Med, In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 4 August 2015. PMID: 26253712


Valdovinos E, Le S, Hsia RY.  In California Not-For-Profit Hospitals Spent More Operating Expenses On Charity Care Care Than For-Profit Hospitals Spent. Health Aff (Millwood). 2015 Aug 1;34(8):1296-303. doi: 10.1377. PMID: 26240242


Kilaru AS, Meisel ZF, Paciotti B, et al. What do patients say about emergency departments in online reviews? A qualitative study. BMJ Qual Saf. 2015 Jul 24. pii: bmjqs-2015-004035. doi: 10.1136. PMID: 26208538


Quinley KE, Falck A, Kallan MJ, Datner EM, Carr BG,Schreiber CA. Validation of ICD-9 Codes for Cases of Stable Miscarriage Presenting to the Emergency Department. West J Emerg Med, 2015 (epub ahead of print). DOI: 10.5811/westjem.2015.4.24946. PMID: 26265967


Lia I. Losonczy, MD, MPH, Emily Lovallo, MD, C. Daniel Schnorr, MD, Daniel Mantuani, MD. Drinking to near Death- Acute water intoxication leading to neurogenic stunned myocardium: A Case Report. AJEM11466. 2015 Jun 13: In press. PMID: 26238098


Ahern TL, Herring AA, Miller S, Frazee BW. Low-Dose Ketamine Infusion for Emergency Department Patients with Severe Pain. Pain Medicine (2015). doi: 10.1111/pme.12705. PMID: 25643741


Fahimi J, Singh A, Frazee BW. The role of adjunctive antibiotics in the treatment of skin and soft tissue abscesses: a systematic review and meta-analysis. CJEM. 2015 Feb 20:1-13. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26013989


Fahimi J1, Aurrecoechea A, Anderson E, Herring A, Alter H. Substance abuse and mental health visits among adolescents presenting to US emergency departments. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2015 May;31(5):331-8. doi: 10.1097. PMID: 25875990


Frazee BW, Enriquez K, Ng V, Alter H. Abnormal urinalysis results are common, regardless of specimen collection technique, in women without urinary tract infections. J Emerg Med. 2015 Jun;48(6):706-11. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2015.02.020. Epub 2015 Apr 1.  PMID: 25841289


Hern HG Jr, Johnson B, Alter HJ, Wills CP, Snoey ER, Simon BC. Asking for a commitment: violations during the 2007 match and the effect on applicant rank lists. West J Emerg Med. 2015 Mar;16(2):331-5. doi: 10.5811/westjem.2015.1.24462. Epub 2015 Feb 25. PMID: 25834683


Padrez K, Bress J, Johnson B, Nagdev A. Bedside ultrasound identification of infectious flexor tenosynovitis in the emergency department. West J Emerg Med. 2015 Mar;16(2):260-2. doi: 10.5811/westjem.2015.1.24474. Epub 2015 Mar 6. PMID: 25834667



Ng D, Fahimi J, Hern HG.  Sevoflurane administration initiated out of the ED for life-threatening status asthmaticus. Am J Emerg Med. 2015 Aug;33(8):1110.e3-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2015.01.005. Epub 2015 Jan 16. PMID: 25662208


Losonczy LI, Johnson B, Sidhu J, Li J, Feeney CM. Seronegative catastrophic antiphospholipid syndrome in a young female presenting with a headache. J Emerg Med. 2015 Mar;48(3):294-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2014.06.031. Epub 2015 Jan 3. PMID: 25559391


Anderson ES, Hodell E, Mantuani D, Fahimi J, Pampalone I, Nagdev A. Pilot study of ultrasound-guided corticosteroid hip injections by emergency physicians. West J Emerg Med. 2014 Nov;15(7):919-24. doi: 10.5811/westjem.2014.9.20575. Epub 2014 Oct 29. PMID: 25493154


Ahern TL, Herring AA, Anderson ES, Madia VA, Fahimi J, Frazee BW. The first 500: initial experience with widespread use of low-dose ketamine for acute pain management in the ED. Am J Emerg Med. 2015 Feb;33(2):197-201. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2014.11.010. Epub 2014 Nov 15. PMID: 25488336


Butterfield M, Riguzzi C, Frenkel O, Nagdev A. Stimulant-related Takotsubo cardiomyopathy. Am J Emerg Med. 2015 Mar;33(3):476.e1-3. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2014.08.058. Epub 2014 Sep 6. PMID: 25308824


Butterfield M, Riguzzi C, Frenkel O, Nagdev A. From the heart: interatrial septal aneurysm identified on bedside ultrasound. West J Emerg Med. 2014 Sep;15(6):719-20. doi: 10.5811/westjem.2014.7.22972. PMID: 25247052


Hahn C, Nagdev A. Color Doppler Ultrasound-guided Supraclavicular Brachial Plexus Block to Prevent Vascular Injection. West J Emerg Med. 2014 Sep;15(6):703-5. doi: 10.5811/westjem.2014.5.21716. PMID: 25247047


Schreiber CA, Ratcliffe SJ, Quinley KE, Miller C, Sammel MD.  Serum biomarkers may help predict successful misoprostol management of early pregnancy failure. Reprod Biol. 2015 Jun;15(2):79-85. doi: 10.1016/j.repbio.2015.02.001. Epub 2015 Feb 11. PMID: 26051455


Flores S, Riguzzi C, Herring AA, Nagdev A. Horner's Syndrome after Superficial Cervical Plexus Block.West J Emerg Med. 2015 May;16(3):428-31. doi: 10.5811/westjem.2015.2.25336. Epub 2015 Apr 6. PMID: 25987922


Brant-Zawadzki G, Herring A.Urgent interscalene brachial plexus block for management of traumatic luxatio erecta in the ED.Am J Emerg Med. 2015 Jul;33(7):986.e3-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2014.12.036. Epub 2014 Dec 26. PMID: 25701213

Kilaru AS1, Wiebe DJ, Karp DN, Love J, Kallan MJ, Carr BG. Do hospital service areas and hospital referral regions define discrete health care populations? Medical Care. 2015. Jun;53(6):510-6. PMID: 25961661

Heflin T, Ahern T, Herring A. Ultrasound-guided Infraclavicular Brachial Plexus Block for Emergency Management of a Posterior Elbow Dislocation. Am J Emerg Med (2015), epub ahead of print doi:10.1016/j.ajem.2015.06.019. PMID: 26231527 

Losonczy L, Hsieh D, Hahn C, Fahimi J, Alter H. More than just meds: National survey of providers’ perceptions of patients’ social, economic, environmental, and legal needs and their effect on emergency department utilization. Social Medicine 2015 February; 9 (1):22-28.

Haider AH, Schneider EB, Sriram N, Dossick DS, Scott VK, Swoboda SM, Losonczy L, Haut ER, Efron DT, Pronovost PJ, Lipsett PA, Cornwell EE 3rd, MacKenzie EJ, Cooper LA, Freischlag JA. Unconscious Race and Social Class Bias Among Acute Care Surgical Clinicians and Clinical Treatment Decisions. JAMA Surg. 2015 (May 1) ;150(5):457-64. PMID: 25786199

Soares W, Sohoni A, Hern HG, Wills CP, Alter HJ, Simon, BC. Comparison of the Multiple Mini-Interview With the Traditional Interview for U.S. Emergency Medicine Residency Applicants: A Single-Institution Experience. Acad Med, epub ahead of print, doi:10.1097. PMID: 25319173


Chung-Esaki H, Rodriguez RH, Alter H, Cisse B. Validation of a prediction rule for endocarditis in febrile injection drug users. Am J Emerg Med. 2015 May; 32(5):412-416. PMID: 24560394

Alter HJ. Finding Value in Medicine. JAMA Intern Med. 2015;175(1):118-119.

Smith RJ, Kilaru AS, Perrone J, Paciotti B, Barg FK, Gadsden SM, Meisel ZF. How, Why, and for Whom Do Emergency Medicine Providers Use Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs? Pain Med. 2015 Jun;16(6):1122-31. PMID: 25688454

Kilaru AS, Meisel ZF, Paciotti B, Ha YP, Smith RJ, Ranard B, Merchant RM. What do patients say about emergency departments in online reviews? A qualitative study. BMJ Quality and Safety, 2015. epub ahead of print. PMID: 26208538

Hern HG Jr, Wills CP, Johnson B.  Change to an informal interview dress code improves residency applicant perceptions. West J Emerg Med. 2015 Jan;16(1):127-32. doi: 10.5811/westjem.2014.11.22982. Epub 2014 Dec 9. PMID: 25671021


Ng D, Frazee B. Necrotizing fasciitis caused by hypermucoviscous Klebsiella pneumoniae in a Filipino female in North America. West J Emerg Med. 2015 Jan;16(1):165-8. doi: 10.5811/westjem.2014.11.23599. Epub 2014 Dec 5. PMID: 25671032

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